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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €10 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!!2 course Midweek Special for only €19.95 and a 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €27.50. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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English first
Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a family meal here on a very busy "Mother's Day" evening and I have to say the food was beautiful, the staff were friendly and efficient. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My wife and I took a weekend to Carrickmacross. We decided to take our tea in The Fiddlers Elbow on Saturday evening after reading positive comments on trip advisor. We received a warm and friendly welcome at the front door. The place is very inviting and the atmosphere very pleasant. Tables well spaced out not like many places we go... More

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Carrickmacross, Monaghan, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I had been to this restaurant many times and find it improves every time. The staff are very efficient and the food is lovely. A great selection on the menu both A la Carte and set menu and very well priced. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this restaurant.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Found this place on the recommendation of a taxi driver - we were going to go somewhere different. Thank goodness we ask for his opinion. There were 4 adults and a child - 2 years. They could not have been more welcoming and friendly - nothing was too much bother. The food was awesome - tasty and reasonably priced. Thoroughly... More

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Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Such a friendly warm welcome myself and my family recieved, large reception area which was lovely and warm, important at this time of year. After we sat our drinks order was promptly taken and such an incredible wine list. We were given ample time to peruse the menu whilst enjoying our cocktails. Duck spring rolls, and homemade chicken wings really... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My sister and I were traveling through Ireland and ended up at the Fiddler's Elbow during our stay. The food was delicious and the service was really great. Would definitely go back!!

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Wandered in to the Fiddlers Elbow on a very cold January eve...2 oldie couples in search of warmth and food. Wow...what stunning ambience, Welcome, and beautifully presented mouth watering food. Jacinta our server was delightful. A beautiful surprise and experience. Thank you. Co. Down and Galway.

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Monaghan, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

may I tell all to go in to this wonderful restaurant .Its lovely staff and the excellent manger in Barry . price excellent food gorgeous . woudnt be hungry at all leaving the only negative thing is you would be too full. it is very family friendly

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Carrickmacross, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We attended the Abba party night last Saturday and our group thought the the food, friendly service and the entertainment provided was just fantastic we all enjoyed our night out. Barry thanks again to you and all your friendly staff for a great night out.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Found this restaurant walking on the Main Street and were not disappointed. There is a good atmosphere and the service was excellent. Would highly recommend the fillet steak.

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